How do I find the user details for a student?

If you have the correct permissions from you administrator, you can view the details of a user from the People Page.

Open People

Open People

In Course Navigation, click the People link.

Locate User

To view user details, locate the name of the user [1]. In high-enrollment courses, you can more easily find a single user by searching in the search bar [2] or filtering by role using the Role drop-down menu [3].

Manage User

Hover over the user's name and click the Settings icon [1]. Select the User Details [2] link.

View User Details

When you select the User Details menu option, a user page appears with detailed information about the user. This page includes the following information:

  1. Profile picture, if the user has uploaded one
  2. Course membership information
  3. Login information
  4. Recent messages

Note: If your institution has enabled Profiles, you will see a different user page design but the options are the same.

View Even More Information About the User

View Even More Information About the User

Again, if your permissions allow, you can also view other details about a user in the sidebar:

  1. View student analytics.
  2. View a detailed grade report.
  3. Send a message using Conversations.
  4. View your interactions with the student using Canvas.
  5. View all of the student's access report.
  6. View the Outcomes associated with the student and whether they have achieved them.
  7. View any external services linked to the student's account.

Note: If your institution has enabled Profiles, you will see a different user page design but the options are the same.

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